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5 Ways to Support Veganuary Through Your Hair Care Routine

5 Ways to Support Veganuary Through Your Hair Care Routine

Launched in 2014, Veganuary is a global challenge encouraging people to go vegan by trying out this lifestyle for the month of January. Meat and dairy production are known for negative environmental impacts, with around 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions being produced by these industries. While many focus on transitioning to a vegan diet, the point...

Net-Zero, Carbon-Neutral, Carbon-Negative… Confused By All The Carbon Jargon? Then Read This

Net-Zero, Carbon-Neutral, Carbon-Negative… Confused By All The Carbon Jargon? Then Read This

Countries around the world are taking steps to tackle climate change and become net-zero emitters of carbon dioxide (CO2) by 2050. Most recently, Joe Biden’s presidential election win means the US is the latest nation to adopt the goal. So what does net-zero mean? Completely eliminating all greenhouse gas emissions? Not necessarily. The “net” part...

Social Media Giants Have Finally Confronted Trump’s Lies. But Why Wait Until There Was a Riot in the Capitol?

Social Media Giants Have Finally Confronted Trump’s Lies. But Why Wait Until There Was a Riot in the Capitol?

After the chaos in the US Capitol, stoked largely by rhetoric from President Donald Trump, Twitter has permanently suspended his account, which had 88.7 million followers, citing “risk of further incitement of violence”. After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due...

Before Ditching Shampoo for the “No Poo” Method, Read This

Before Ditching Shampoo for the “No Poo” Method, Read This

So one of your new year’s resolutions is to embrace sustainable living and one choice you’re considering making is opting for the “no poo” sustainable haircare method. But before you ditch shampoo entirely, let’s dig deeper into shampoos and the benefits and effects on your hair so you can make a more informed decision. What...

30 Tips for a Zero Waste and COVID-Safe Christmas and New Year Celebrations

30 Tips for a Zero Waste and COVID-Safe Christmas and New Year Celebrations

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, an environmental health organization is urging families to celebrate safely and sustainably as the entire planet grapples with the unprecedented climate, plastic and COVID-19 woes.     In a bid to promote zero waste, toxin-free and COVID-safe celebrations, the EcoWaste Coalition have collated some zero waste tips from...

Empathy in Conservation is Hotly Debated. Still, the World Needs More Stories Like My Octopus Teacher

Empathy in Conservation is Hotly Debated. Still, the World Needs More Stories Like My Octopus Teacher

With three hearts, blue blood, no bones and eight limbs attached to a bulbous head, octopuses seem like they’re from another planet. But in My Octopus Teacher, the hugely popular nature documentary on Netflix, these cephalopods as not only presented as remarkable — but relatable. The documentary seeks to evoke empathy by telling a story...

Brands Take Action on Packaging as Black Friday Looms

Brands Take Action on Packaging as Black Friday Looms

Three billion trees cut down every year for paper packaging VANCOUVER, Canada: Three days before Black Friday – the globe’s second largest shopping day –  22 brands including beauty brands Lush Cosmetics (North America), Beauty Kitchen and LOLI, fashion brands Stitch Fix, The Very Group and Saloni, and printers Hemlock and Re-Leaf, have joined Pack4Good to tackle...

There’s a Big Problem With the Murdoch Media No One is Talking About — How it Treats Women leaders

There’s a Big Problem With the Murdoch Media No One is Talking About — How it Treats Women leaders

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has long dominated the Australian media landscape, wielding great political and cultural influence. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd’s record-breaking petition calling for a royal commission into Australian media ownership has once again put this issue in the spotlight. It has gained more than 500,000 signatures and led to a Senate inquiry...

Filipino Zero Waste Advocacy Group EcoWaste Coalition Shares Tips for a Safe Post-Ulysses Cleanup

Filipino Zero Waste Advocacy Group EcoWaste Coalition Shares Tips for a Safe Post-Ulysses Cleanup

Quezon City, Philippines: As affected families and communities joined hands to clear the large amount of trash and debris left behind by Typhoon Ulysses (known as Typhoon Vamco around the world), an advocacy group for a zero waste and toxics-free society offered some useful tips on how to clean up safely after the catastrophe. As it empathized with...